Suspected serial killer, West, appears in court

Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, was brought to court in Rivers State on Monday. West, who had confessed to killing seven women in different hotels, was brought into the High Court premises in Port Harcourt around 10.28 am by heavily armed personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad. However, the charges against the suspect were not read to him because no lawyer was representing him in court.

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Housekeeper slits septuagenarian’s throat, appears in court

An Ikeja High Court yesterday heard how a housekeeper, Christian Yavine, allegedly murdered a septuagenarian, who is the mother of his employer, Mrs. Mariam Abiola, by slitting her throat. However, Yavine, a Beninese, who was 18 when the murder was committed three years ago, denied the charge brought against him by the state. The policeman’s evidence was translated into French in the courtroom by an interpreter for Yavine’s understanding. The Investigating Police Officer (IPO), Inspector Godsgift Moses, being led in evidence by the state prosecutor, Mr. Akin George, said that…

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